Top 10 Best Reading/Language Arts Proficiency Public Schools in Colorado (2024)

Public schools in Colorado achieve an average reading/language arts proficiency of 45% (2024).
The public schools with the highest reading/language arts proficiency are listed below (where sufficient data available).
The public school with the highest reading/language arts proficiency in Colorado is Jefferson High School with ≥95%.
RLA Proficiency Range: 82% 95% Avg. RLA Proficiency: 86%

Top Reading/Language Arts Proficiency Public Schools in Colorado (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
RLA Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Jefferson High School
Charter School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: ≥95%
Grades: 9-12
11251 Reed Way
Broomfield, CO 80020
(720) 887-1992
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
The Vanguard School (High)
Charter School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: ≥95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: ≥95%
Grades: 9-12
1832 South Wahsatch
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
(719) 471-1999
Rank: #33.
Polaris Elementary School
(Math: 93% | Reading: 95%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 95%
Grades: 1-5
410 Park Avenue West
Denver, CO 80205
(720) 424-7860
Rank: #44.
The Classical High School
Charter School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 90-94%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 90-94%
Grades: 9-12
975 Stout Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80921
(719) 484-0091
Rank: #55.
Dennison Elementary School
(Math: 91% | Reading: 92%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 92%
Grades: K-6
401 Independence Street
Denver, CO 80226
(303) 982-6382
Rank: #66.
Summit Middle Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 82% | Reading: 91%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 91%
Grades: 6-8
4655 Hanover Avenue
Boulder, CO 80305
(720) 561-3900
Rank: #77.
Parker Core Knowledge Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 84% | Reading: 90%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 90%
Grades: K-8
1161 North Pine Drive
Parker, CO 80138
(303) 840-7070
Rank: #88.
Denver School Of The Arts
(Math: 64% | Reading: 89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 89%
Grades: 6-12
7111 Montview Blvd
Denver, CO 80220
(720) 424-1700
Rank: #9 - 119. - 11.
Aurora Quest K-8
(Math: 82% | Reading: 88%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 88%
Grades: K-8
472 South Wheeling St
Aurora, CO 80011
(303) 343-3664
Rank: #9 - 119. - 11.
Challenge School
Magnet School
(Math: 83% | Reading: 88%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 88%
Grades: PK-8
9659 East Mississippi Avenue
Denver, CO 80231
(720) 747-2100
Rank: #9 - 119. - 11.
Fossil Ridge High School
(Math: 65% | Reading: 88%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 88%
Grades: 9-12
5400 Ziegler Road
Fort Collins, CO 80528
(970) 488-6260
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
Colorado Early Colleges Douglas County
Charter School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 85-89%
Grades: 9-12
321 Inverness Dr S,
Englewood, CO 80112
(720) 505-4010
Rank: #12 - 1312. - 13.
High Peaks Elementary School
(Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 85-89%
Grades: K-5
3995 East Aurora Avenue
Boulder, CO 80303
(720) 561-6500
Rank: #1414.
Evergreen High School
(Math: 70% | Reading: 87%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 87%
Grades: 9-12
29300 Buffalo Road
Evergreen, CO 80439
(303) 982-5140
Rank: #15 - 1715. - 17.
Fairview High School
(Math: 72% | Reading: 86%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 86%
Grades: 9-12
1515 Greenbriar Boulevard
Boulder, CO 80305
(720) 561-3100
Rank: #15 - 1715. - 17.
Rock Canyon High School
(Math: 67% | Reading: 86%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 86%
Grades: 9-12
5810 Mcarthur Ranch Road
Lone Tree, CO 80124
(303) 387-3000
Rank: #15 - 1715. - 17.
Slavens K-8 School
(Math: 80% | Reading: 86%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 86%
Grades: K-8
3000 South Clayton Street
Denver, CO 80210
(720) 424-4150
Rank: #18 - 2118. - 21.
Cherry Creek High School
(Math: 70% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 85%
Grades: 9-12
9300 East Union Avenue
Englewood, CO 80111
(720) 554-2000
Rank: #18 - 2118. - 21.
Cheyenne Mountain High School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 85%
Grades: 9-12
1200 Cresta Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
(719) 475-6110
Rank: #18 - 2118. - 21.
Hulstrom Options K-8 School
(Math: 71% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 85%
Grades: K-8
11551 Wyco Drive
Denver, CO 80233
(720) 972-5400
Rank: #18 - 2118. - 21.
Monarch High School
(Math: 66% | Reading: 85%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 85%
Grades: 9-12
329 Campus Drive
Louisville, CO 80027
(720) 561-4200
Rank: #2222.
Ridgway High School
(Math: 40-49% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 80-89%
Grades: 9-12
1200 Green Street
Ridgway, CO 81432
(970) 626-5788
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
The Connect Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 64% | Reading: 84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 84%
Grades: 6-8
104 West 7th
Pueblo, CO 81003
(719) 542-0224
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Zach Elementary School
(Math: 84% | Reading: 84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 84%
Grades: K-5
3715 Kechter Road
Fort Collins, CO 80528
(970) 488-5100
Rank: #25 - 2725. - 27.
Liberty Common Charter School
Charter School
(Math: 73% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 83%
Grades: K-12
1725 Sharp Point Drive
Fort Collins, CO 80525
(970) 482-9800
Rank: #25 - 2725. - 27.
Ralston Valley Senior High School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 83%
Grades: 9-12
13355 West 80th Avenue
Arvada, CO 80005
(303) 982-5600
Rank: #25 - 2725. - 27.
Southern Hills Middle School
(Math: 64% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 83%
Grades: 6-8
1500 Knox Drive
Boulder, CO 80305
(720) 561-3400
Rank: #28 - 3228. - 32.
Bear Creek Elementary School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
RLA Proficiency: 80-84%
Grades: K-5
2500 Table Mesa Drive
Boulder, CO 80305
(720) 561-3500
Rank: #28 - 3228. - 32.
Compass Community Collaborative School
Charter School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 80-84%
Grades: 6-12
2105 South College Avenue
Fort Collins, CO 80525
(970) 372-4242
Rank: #28 - 3228. - 32.
Conifer Senior High School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 80-84%
Grades: 9-12
10441 County Highway 73
Conifer, CO 80433
(303) 982-5255
Rank: #28 - 3228. - 32.
Steck Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 80-84%
Grades: PK-5
450 Albion Street
Denver, CO 80220
(720) 424-3870
Rank: #28 - 3228. - 32.
Windsor Charter Early College High School
Charter School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 80-84%
Grades: 9-12
810 Automation Drive
Windsor, CO 80550
(970) 833-5190
Rank: #33 - 3633. - 36.
Air High School
(Math: 47% | Reading: 82%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
RLA Proficiency: 82%
Grades: 9-12
551 North Frontage Road West
Usaf Academy, CO 80840
(719) 234-2400
Rank: #33 - 3633. - 36.
Arapahoe High School
(Math: 62% | Reading: 82%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
RLA Proficiency: 82%
Grades: 9-12
2201 East Dry Creek Road
Littleton, CO 80122
(303) 347-6000
Rank: #33 - 3633. - 36.
Silver Creek High School
(Math: 51% | Reading: 82%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
RLA Proficiency: 82%
Grades: 9-12
4901 Nelson Road
Longmont, CO 80503
(720) 494-3721
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Colorado average public schools reading/language arts proficiency?
The Colorado average public schools reading/language arts proficiency is 45%% for 2024.
What are the public schools with the highest reading/language arts proficiency in Colorado?
The best top ranked public schools in Colorado include Jefferson High School, The Vanguard School (High) and Polaris Elementary School.
What is public high school and public elementary school with the highest reading/language arts proficiency in Colorado?
The public high school with the highest reading/language arts proficiency in Colorado is Jefferson High School, with a value of ≥95%. The public elementary school with the highest reading/language arts proficiency is Polaris Elementary School, with a value of 95%.

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